Biographical Register of Members of the Parliament of Western Australia



Member Name
Horace William Sholl
Birth
Date 8 April 1851 Place Perth, Western Australia
Parents
Son of Robert John, resident magistrate, and Mary Ann Berckelman
Brother of Robert Frederick Sholl, businessperson and politician, and brother-in-law of Edward Scott, doctor and politician
Marriage and Family
Married 25 March 1884, Roebourne Church to Jessie Cave (born 1864 and died circa 1943), daughter of Henry and Elizabeth Reynolds
Children: three sons and seven daughters
Death
Date 8 November 1927Place Peppermint Grove, Western Australia
Cemetery Karrakatta Cemetery, WACause of Death
Religion
Catholic
Education
Perth
Occupation
Pearler and farmer
Employment History
Worked on father’s estate, Roebourne
Joined his brother Robert Frederick Sholl in pearling at Nickol Bay in North West until interests relinquished
Then a pastoralist
Mining interests
House
MLC
MLA
Party
Opposed Forest Party
Date Elected
14 April 1888
Inaugural Speech
-Sholl, Horace William, Inaugural Speech.pdf
Inaugural Video
Speeches
Search for speeches by Horace Sholl
Valedictory Speech
Year Retired/Resigned
1901
Electorate
Roebourne
Parliamentary Service
Electorates
  • MLC North District 14 April 1888 (by-election)–26 June 1888 (resigned)
  • MLA Roebourne 9 January 1891 (by-election)–24 April 1901
Background/Membership
Justice of the Peace
Retired to Perth 1890
References
D Black and G Bolton, eds, Biographical Register of Members of the Parliament of Western Australia: volume one 1870-1930, Parliamentary History Project, Perth, WA, 2010, p. 180.
Further Information
<<- Return to previous screen